We asked a few Toastmasters,
What is Toastmasters? Why did you decide to join? What did you discover while participating in the club?”
The answers to these questions and more is in The Voice of Toastmasters.
Ruskyle Howser – Tokyo Toastmasters Club & Musashi Kosugi Toastmasters Club
“So whatever your interest, whatever your goals, give toastmasters arty, I think you might find that it’s not only fun, but it could be one of the most powerful, the most profound experiences of your life as it has been for me.” (TM Ruskyle Howser – 2010 & 2012 District 76 Champion)
Mari Nakaaki – Tokyo International Toastmasters Club
“If I choose one word to describe Toastmasters, it’s FUN”, please start the video and find more!
Shigeru Maruyama – Atusgi-Zama Toastmasters Club & Musashi-Kosugi Toastmasters Club
“From now on, I want to be a good story teller. Good stories are vital for good works, no matter what type of job you take…” (Shigeru Maruyama, Manager, General Affairs, an ICT company, a member of Atsugi Zama Toastmasters Club and Musashi-Kosugi Toastmasters Club)
Vicky Gomez – Third Place Winner, District 76 (All Japan) International Speech Contest in 2010.
Vicky joined Yamato Bilingual Club in April 2009, and in just a year, she became a competent speaker and won the third prize in a national level speech contest. What is the secret behind her success?
Nicholas Johnson – Area 24 Governor 2010-2011
“Toastmaster is a perfect place to experiment new things in your communication and leadership. It’s a great place to try new things and to make mistakes. It’s a lot safer to make mistakes in the club than in front of big customers or your boss.”
Akira Sato – Distinguished Toastmaster, Founder of Den-en Toshi Toasmasters Club
In 1988, Akira Saito, an enthusiastic English learner, visited a model meeting to start up Toastmasters club in Yokohama. What he found there completely changed his life. Want to share his findings and his view about Toastmasters Club? Play this video.
Disclaimer : What are stated by these toastmasters are their personal experiences and opinions and do not necessarily represent the official views of Toastmasters International.